Terror talks welcomed

15th August 2008 at 01:00

Most young people would welcome the chance to discuss the prevention of extremism and terrorism at school, a survey has found. The study, commissioned by UK Youth Parliament, found that 90 per cent of young people from Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist backgrounds want more opportunities to discuss the issues. A secondary teacher, interviewed anonymously, said that citizenship lessons were the only place where such discussions could take place in schools. "I think many teachers may not want to get into discussing issues around terrorism, particularly if there are lots of different communities in the school," he said.

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